Nazim Hikmet Biography and Poems
Nazim Hikmet Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Nazim Hikmet, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Hikmet, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Nâzim Hikmet Ran (15 January 1902 – 3 June 1963), commonly known as Nâzim Hikmet (Turkish: [na'zm hic'met] ), was a Turkish poet, playwright, novelist and memoirist. He was acclaimed for the "lyrical flow of his statements". Described as a "romantic communist" and "romantic revolutionary", he was repeatedly arrested for his political beliefs and spent much of his adult life in prison or in exile. His poetry has been translated into more than fifty languages.
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